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Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Russell, left, and Ira Wepking pose as they pause from bringing in the dairy cows; they have taken off their hats, which are on the ground. A small dog sta...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: John Hurda, left, and Russell Wepking pose with milk cans on a farm wagon. Hurda holds the reins to a team of two horses. There are two small sheds behind...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Three farmers remove large chunks of earth from the side of an irrigation canal in Vietnam to widen it. One man stands with a tool on the bank to dislodge...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Color photograph of a farmer operating a stage I McCormick Farmall Super M tractor with cultivator in a cornfield.

Photograph

Road Races

Date: 1912 

Description: Driver Spencer Washart on left, with John Genter (the mechanic) sitting next to him. Washart has 'Mercedes" across his shirt. Another car is behind them,...

Date: 1950 

Description: A man unloads a bag of Purina animal feed from the back of a checkered International L-150 truck owned by the Agriculture Supply Company. The truck is park...

Date: 1932-03 

Description: Men stand on scaffolding built into the walls of a canyon during the construction of the Hoover Dam. An electric shovel moves pieces of dynamite-blasted bo...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the "Romance of the Reaper" film for use in Australia. The poster features an illustration of Cyrus Hall McCormick building the firs...

Date: 1920 

Description: Advertisement for the Bates Steel Mule featuring a photograph at left of a man using the tractor. A headline reads "Why the Bates Steel Mule is the most ef...

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Description: We were promised, we were told
that candy came in stripes and boxes

But some was stacked,
like lost rewards, the chocolate-coated paradoxes

Date: 1910-12-06 

Description: View from snowy ditch looking down side of stock train. The engineer is looking out of the locomotive window, and another man stands on the tracks near the...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory workers inspect a gun at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "In the test firing department careful...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers on an assembly line with M-5-6 trucks, possibly at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works. Original caption reads: "The trucks are the m...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men work on a huge, metal water wheel at Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company.

Photograph

Rice Shocking

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of people pose in a rice field, where they have been shocking the rice. A woman sits in a horse-drawn carriage and in front of her, a young girl po...

Date: 1942-07-07 

Description: Simpson's, 23-25 North Pinckney Street. Woman modeling a suit, with hat, gloves and purse.

Photograph

Hemp Harvest

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Men use a horse-drawn reaper(?) or hemp harvester(?) to harvest hemp in a field. The hemp was used to produce binder twine.

Date: 1945-11-05 

Description: Elevated view of members of the Farm Equipment Workers Union meeting in a parking lot of the McCormick Works factory located at the corner of Oakley and Bl...

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Description: Several male employees gather in the factory. Gears and other machinery is visible. Original Falk caption reads, "Centennial historical photos of old negat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men stand on scaffolding as they work on the construction of the bow of a ship. Another man stands on the ground nearby. A crane is visible in the back...

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